COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus will soon be home to an esports stadium. Professional esports stadium company Glytch announced Thursday that it will build its second North American stadium and broadcasting studio in Ohio’s capital city.
The 100,000-square-foot stadium will be one of 32 throughout the U.S. and Canada that the company hopes to build in the next seven years, with each being the official home of a professional esports team.
“Ohio has a booming esports fan base and we are proud to be serving the Buckeye State with a true, professional esports stadium,” Michael Williams, chief visionary officer for Glytch, said in a press release. “We firmly believe this is the next step in esports.”